Dr. Steven Selchen

Dr. Steven Selchen, MD, MSt, FRCPC is Chief of Psychiatry and Deputy Chief of Staff at Joseph Brant Hospital, as well as the Regional Clinical Lead for Mental Health &Addictions for Ontario Health (West). He is also the Co-Chair for Mental Health & Addictions for the Burlington Ontario Health Team.

Dr. Selchen received his medical degree and psychiatric specialty training from the University of Toronto, a Master’s degree in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University, and Executive Leadership Training from Harvard University. He continues to oversee a clinical, educational and research program in mindfulness-based approaches at the University of Toronto, and regularly leads educational and professional development workshops both locally and internationally.

Dr. Selchen is focused on developing and spreading innovative models of care that create timely access to high quality, cost-effective services. He is a passionate advocate for the promotion of wellbeing, is known for bringing people together, and has a well-earned reputation for leading effective system transformation.